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Brandon Tatum, former police officer, to speak live at Centennial Institute’s 12th annual Western Conservative Summit

Jun. 2, 2021

LAKEWOOD, Col. — The Centennial Institute adds Brandon Tatum to its speaker lineup for the 12th annual Western Conservative Summit.

Brandon Tatum, a former Tucson Police Officer, founder of, CEO of three companies and co-founder of BLEXIT, has become one of the most prolific speakers and exciting personalities on social media after making a Facebook video that got over 70 million views. Tatum has a tremendous following of over 3 million people spread across various social media platforms. He has been featured on The Ingraham Angle, Fox Business, Fox & Friends, Headline News, Newsmax, One America News, as well podcasts for Diamond and Silk, Ben Shapiro, Salem radio and many large local radio markets, just to name a few. His book, Beaten Black and Blue: Being a Black Cop in an America Under Siege will be released this fall.

Along with Brandon Tatum, Summit attendees will hear from Victor Davis Hanson, Andy Ngo, Frank Gaffney, Rick Santorum, Jack Phillips, Lila Rose, Chad Wolf, Rep. Lauren Boebert, Rep. Ken Buck, Rep. Doug Lamborn and many others.

During the Summit, the Centennial Institute will also be premiering documentaries about western leaders on western issues. These documentaries feature Rep. Lauren Boebert, Sen. Ted Cruz, Lt. Col. Allen West, Benny Johnson, Isabel Brown, CJ Pearson, Rep. Steve Scalise, Sen. Steve Daines, and many others.

The Western Conservative Summit 2021 will take place June 18-19 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center.

Registration is now open on Centennial Institute’s website.

More information about the Western Conservative Summit is available here.

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The Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University works to enhance public understanding of the most important issues relating to faith, family, and freedom. As part of this endeavor, the Institute focuses its efforts on conducting research, analyzing public policy options and sponsoring seminars, conferences, and other activities that involve students, faculty, staff and outside experts. Each summer, it is the host of the nation’s largest annual conservative gathering west of the Mississippi, the Western Conservative Summit.

The Centennial Institute is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization that does not endorse or oppose any candidate or political party for public office.